Tag: USDA

National Effort to Protect Water Supplies

This article is a piece taken from the feature story of this quarter’s Rural Water magazine. To read the full article and other stories, visit the digital edition of Rural Water. By Paul Hempel and Kimberly Mihelich, Colorado Rural Water Association The Farm Bill was re-authorized by Congress in December 2018 with overwhelming bipartisan support… Read more »

NRWA STATEMENT ON ENACTING THE AGRICULTURE IMPROVEMENT ACT OF 2018

DUNCAN, Okla. –  The National Rural Water Association’s (NRWA) 31,000 water and wastewater system members applaud President Trump for signing H.R. 2, the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 on December 20th, 2018. NRWA would also like to thank Chairman Roberts, Chairman Conaway, Ranking Member Stabenow, Ranking Member Peterson and their staffs for crafting this legislation that… Read more »

USDA Launches Uplift America Partnership

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Representatives from National Rural Water Association recently attended the launch of Uplift America, a new USDA partnership designed to increase investment in the nation’s poorest rural communities. Uplift America is a new public-private partnership that aims to boost investment in poor, rural communities to improve employment, education, health and housing. Uplift America… Read more »